On Saturday 01 November 2003 03:45, Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> Hello. When I make deinstall a port I often get the message:
> port xxx depends on this port, but I'll still deinstall it anyway.
> That's really frustrating. I'd like to be able to know who depends on it
> before de-installing it. Any suggestions?
> Look through the handbook I didn't find an answer.

Look into the Makefile. There is likely a line starting with BUILD_DEPENDS and 
one with RUN_DEPENDS. What follows these variable names are lists of files 
the program depends on, and (separated with a colon) the port that must be 
installed to get it.


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